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Government Jobs in Kenya - Busia

County Government of Busia
 
Office of the Governor
 
Vacancies
 
Members of Busia County Public Service Board
 
(2 Positions)
 
Article 235 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 provides for the staffing of County Governments. Further, the county Government Act, No. 17 of 2012, section 57, provides for the establishment of the County Public Service Board.

Accordingly, the office of the Governor, Busia County, wishes to recruit qualified and competent persons to fill two vacant positions in the county public service board.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Establish and abolish offices in the county public service.
  • Appoint persons to hold or act in the county public offices including on the boards of urban areas within the county and to confirm appointments
  • Exercise disciplinary control over, and remove persons holding or acting in those offices.
  • Prepare regular reports for submission to the County Assembly on the execution of the functions of the Board.
  • Promote in the county public service the values and principles referred to in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010.
  • Evaluate and report to the County Assembly on the extent to which the values and Principles referred to in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 are complied with within the County Public Service.
  • Facilitate the development of coherent; integrated human resource planning and budgeting for personnel emoluments in the County.
  • Advise the County Government on human resource management and development.
  • Advise the County Government on implementation and monitoring of the national Performance management system in the county.
  • Make recommendations to the salaries and Remuneration Commission, on behalf of the County Government, on the remuneration, Pensions and gratuities for county public employees.
Qualifications and Requirements:
  • Be a Kenyan citizen
  • Be a holder of a first degree from a university recognized in Kenya (A master degree will be an added advantage)
  • Have knowledge and working experience of not less than five years in Administration and Management.
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 on leadership and integrity.
  • Be a Professional in good standing who has demonstrated absence of breach of the relevant professional code of conduct.
  • Understand the diversity within the county.
  • Be a Visionary and strategic thinker
  • Have capacity to work under Pressure to meet strict deadlines.
  • Be committed to be part of a team that will enable the county Government to achieve its vision
Note
  • The Advertisement is open to applicants from both public and private sectors
  • A member of the County Public Service Board shall not hold any other state or public office
  • State and public officers who may apply will have to religuish their positions before appointment as members of the County Public Service Board by H.E the Governor.
  • Only shortlisted and successful candidates shall be contacted.
  • Interested applicants are expected to get clearances from:
a. Criminal Investigations Department (CID)
 
b. Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
 
c. Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
 
d. Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
 
(Applicants MUST submit copies of VALID clearance certificates as stated above together with their applications.)
  • Remuneration for the above positions will be commensurate with those Published (or to be Published) by the Salaries and Remuneration Commission.
  • The County Government of Busia is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women, persons with disabilities and the youth to apply for the positions.
  • Members of the County Public Service Board to be appointed will serve on either full-time or part-time basis.
How to Apply
 
Each application should be accompanied by a detailed curriculum vitae, giving the applicant’s phone number and full contacts of three referees and photocopies of relevant academic and professional certificates, National Identity Card or Passport and other relevant supporting documents.
 
All applications should be clearly marked “Application for Position of Member of County Public Service Board” on the top left hand side of the envelope and submitted in any one of the following ways:
 
Posted applications should be addressed to:

The Acting County Secretary
County Government of Busia
Private Bag, code 50400
Busia Kenya
 
Hand – delivery applications should be delivered to the Reception office at the Acting County Secretary’s office, at the former Municipal Council Headquarters, Busia (and signed for), during official working hours (8.00am to 5.00pm) from Monday to Friday. 

On line applications should be emailed to: info@busiacounty.go.ke

Applications should reach the Acting County Secretary on or before Monday, 23rd February, 2015 by 5.00pm.

Ezekiel Otieno Okwach
Acting County Secretary
County Government of Busia.

Vacancy: Chief Officer – Education and Vocational Training 

Job Group ‘S’ 

(One Position)

Pursuant to Articles 235 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010, and Sections 45 (1) (a), 59 (1) (b) and 63 (1) of the County Governments Act No., 17 of 2012, the County Government of Busia wishes to recruit a qualified and competent person to fill a vacancy in the position of a Chief Officer.

Duties and Responsibilities
 
The Chief Officer will be the authorized officer in respect of exercises of delegated power and shall be responsible to the County Executive Committee Member for the Department of Education and Vocational Training for:
  1. The Administrative duties of the Department
  2. Implementation of policies and development plans
  3. Development and implementation of Strategic Plans
  4. Formulation and implementation of effective programs to attain Vision 2030 and sector goals.
  5. Promotion of the national values and principles of governance and the Principles of public Service referred to in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010.
Qualifications and Requirements
  • Be a Kenyan Citizen
  • Is a holder of a first degree from a University recognized in Kenya. (A Master’s degree will be an added advantage.)
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of the 2010 on Leadership and integrity.
  • Be a professional in good standing who has demonstrated absence of breach of the relevant professional code of conducts.
  • Have knowledge, experience and a distinguished career of not less than five years in education Management and Administration.
  • Have capacity to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines.
  • Be a Visionary and a strategic thinker.
  • Be committed to be part of a team that will enable the County Government to achieve its Vision.
Note
  • The advertisement is open to applicants from both Public and Private sectors
  • Only shortlisted and successful candidates shall be contacted
Interested applicants are required to get clearances from:
 
a) Criminal Investigations Department (CID)
 
b) Ethics And Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
 
c) Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
 
d) Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) (Tax Compliance Certificate)
 
(Applicants MUST submit copies of valid clearance certificates as stated above together with their applications).
 
The County Government of Busia is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women, persons with disabilities and the youth to apply for the position.

Terms of Service:
 Contract
 
Salary: kshs.120,270 X 5902 – 126,172 X 6077 – 132,249 X 6252 – 138,501 X 6427 – 144,928 X 7152 – 152,060 X 13640 – 165,700 X 14,960 – 180,660 per month plus House Allowance of Kshs.56,000 and Commuter Allowance of kshs.20,000 per month.

How to apply
 
Each application should be accompanied by detailed Curriculum Vitae, giving full contacts of three referees and photocopies of relevant academic and professional certificates, a national identity card or passport and other relevant supporting documents.
 
All applications should be clearly marked “application for position of Chief Officer” on the top left hand side of the envelop and submitted in any of the following way:
 
Posted applications should be addressed to:
 
The Secretary/CEO
County Public Service Board
Private bag, code 50400
Busia Kenya.
 
Hand delivery applications should be delivered at the reception desk of the County Public Service Board, Port Victoria House, County Government Annex, next to Ministry of Energy, Busia (and signed
for),during official working hours(8:00am to 5:00pm)from Monday to Friday


Applications should reach the secretary/CEO county public service board on or before 23rd February 2015.

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